Mariquita, marica and maricón (could be translated to English as fag, sissy and faggot), all of them variations of the name of Mary (María), are the words most used in Spain to insult and point gay men. Nevertheless at present, these words are also used normally between LGBT people replacing the word gay. We self-defined as maricones, maricas and mariquitas leaving homophobia without one of his favorite insults. In addition, marica is also a kind of magpie and mariquita a well known insect, the ladybug, as the mariposa (butterfly), which can also be a mariposón (big butterfly), words used also in Spain against gay men. The homophobia, following with applied entomology, also generates many worms that after his cocoon stage, draw the wings and get to fly to find a good pylon to pucker the lips, or become ducks (patos) or peacocks with a lot of muscle, testosterone and eyebrows plucked to paroxysm. Males, sissys, big ugly birds and insects. From where does all this? What is the origin of the word mariquita?